1866 September

13th At Hoboken, a crowd of 15,000 watch the Mutuals take a14–3 lead on the Atlantics after 6 innings, only to lose 17–15. Dicky Pearce is back at SS for the champions.

14th Enterprise has little trouble hitting Cummings, handing the young Candy and the Excelsiors an 18–16 defeat. Enterprise scores 5 in the 9th.

17th The Excelsiors play the first match of their southern tour against the National team in Washington, winning 33–28. The game starts at 4 p.m. President Johnson watches the game for a brief time. His carriage parks behind the right fielder. The Excelsiors will beat Union on the 19th, 40–23 and on the 20th, beat the Pastime Club of Baltimore, 28–19. They will wind up the tour on the 21st with an 18–18 tie against the Keystones of Philadelphia.

27th At the Capitoline grounds, the Visiting Eureka Club take a lead, 15–11, after 5 innings, before losing 30–20.